The International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE) is an educational association dedicated to raising the standard of contact lens education and promoting the safe use of contact lenses worldwide. IACLE was established in 1979 and is a non-profit, non-political association.
Industry sponsors, contact lens affiliations, and a strong network of educators support the IACLE Executive Board in developing and growing the contact lens educational infrastructure. IACLE’s global educational structure is divided into 3 diverse regions:
1. Asia Pacific | 2. Europe/Africa-Middle East (EAME) | 3. Americas
IACLE, with its 3 secretariats based in Australia, India and Canada, works across these regions and is driven by an Executive Board and supported by an Industry Advisory Board.